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abuse, national institutes of health, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; dr. barbara krantz, chief executive officer and medical director, hanley center, west palm beach, florida; beverly gmerek, prescription drug abuse prevention program coordinator, peer assistance services inc., denver, colorado. dr. clark, how prevalent is prescription drug misuse in the united states? well, we estimate that there are approximately 15 million people who misuse prescription drugs in the united states, and that gives us an estimated 2.5 million new initiates per year, or, if you think about it, that's about 7,000 new initiates a day. and within that, do one age group uses it more than others? what is the distribution among the age groups? well, i think the most important thing to keep in mind is that prescription drug abuse affects the entire age range. we might see some peak use in the 18 to 25-year-olds, but it is a problem that confronts every age range, and what we shouldn't do is to simply dismiss it as a young adult or teenage phenomenon; in fact, it's a problem t
to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. i am a person in long-term recovery and in my case that means i've been without alcohol or drugs for 35 years. during that time, i have noticed that there is a new recovery movement starting in this country and probably about 10 years ago and i have gotten very involved in an organization called faces and voices of recovery, which is a leadership group within that movement. it's been very exciting to see that more and more people are coming out of the closet, that reducing stigma, reducing discrimination and kind of normalizing recovery is what is happening in this country. it's very exciting to see that having a longer term perspective that goes back 35 years when everybody seemed to be in the closet back then. dr. clark, i know that we've talked a little bit about certain aspects of diversity and one of them is gender. i know that samhsa has a program that is targeted to women and children and pregnant postpartum. do you want to talk a little bit about that? you are correct when you mention that gender is an important part of c
and mental health services administration, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland. marco e. jacome, chief executive officer, healthcare alternative systems incorporated, chicago, illinois. john de miranda, president and ceo, stepping stone, san diego, california. william lossiah-bratt, board of directors, southeastern regional representative, faces and voices of recovery, cherokee, north carolina. dr. clark, why should we be concerned about ethnic and racial differences within the addiction and recovery field, as well as other differences? well, one of the things that we want to make sure is that people who have substance use problems are able to recover and that materials that we use can assist them in that process. and so, you know, there are differences associated with cultural values and beliefs, starting from how one physiologically responds to a particular substance misuse to how certain substances are used in a cultural context. so if we're going to facilitate recovery, we need to understand the language, the beliefs, the social context associated with those
administration, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; ron tannenbaum, president and co-founder,, fort lauderdale, florida; dr. w. douglas evans, professor and director, public health communication and marketing program, george washington university, washington, dc; sandra de castro buffington, director, hollywood health & society, usc annenberg norman lear center, beverly hills, california. the media obviously influences how people create their opinions, particularly about addiction and treatment issues in behavior health. and doug, why don't we review what we mean about media today. some time ago, marshall mcluhan said that the medium is the message and that is more true today than ever. media have proliferated and they now permeate our society. we're surrounded by it constantly 24/7 and users increasingly are defining what the media are and what those media mean to the rest of us. and mark, why is it important for the media to really understand addiction, treatment, and behavioral health? i think as doug just said, it's 24/7, people rely on the m
you know, call 1-800-662-help. brought to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. people trapped by drug or alcohol addiction often feel like there's no hope, no way out. but for every lock, there's a key. and if you have a problem, it's good to know there are real solutions to help you get free. for drug or alcohol treatment referral for you or someone you know, call 1-800-662-help. brought to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. (music) i've been able to pay back and help those who try to seek recovery by my focus on my own recovery, focusing on how do i stay where i am in my recovery, focusing on not only on-on-on the drugs, the alcohol, and those kinds of things, but focusing on the positive part of recovery, such as staying in the business i am right now, such as maintaining relationships with my family, such as being able to continue to pay my mortgage or my rent, or be able to have the things of life i didn't have when i was on the streets in my addiction. tom, i'm going to start with you. what are some of the economic benefits of gettin
, u.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; dr. a. thomas mclennan, deputy director, white house office of national drug control policy, washington, d.c.; dr. alexandre laudet, addiction and recovery scientist, new york, new york; james smallwood, founder and ceo, the choice is yours, inc., camden, new jersey. pam, how many people in the united states are in recovery? well, the estimates are about 20 million people are in recovery, working on being free of drugs and other-and alcohol. and, alexandre, what is recovery? what are some of the common paths to recovery? well, that's really two different questions. what recovery is, according to people in recovery themselves, is usually, especially for people severely addicted, it is abstinence from drugs and alcohol, as well as significantly-significant improvements in other aspects that constitute quality of life, such as employment, social relationships, mental health, physical health, housing, as well as access to leisure and-and activities that contribute to a healthy and productive life. and tom, why don't we
.s. department of health and human services, rockville, maryland; monique bourgeois, executive director, association of recovery schools, fort washington, pennsylvania; greg williams, co-director, connecticut turning to youth and families, danbury, connecticut; dr. mark godley, director, research and development, chestnut health systems, bloomington, illinois. fran, what is the extent of the problem with youth in america? our most recent survey from samhsa is that around 10 million, a little over 10 million of our young people, are using alcohol and substances. that actually breaks down to 26 percent of them are drinking and another 17 percent of them are binge drinking, which is having more than five drinks in a row at one setting. so it's a concern of ours that our young people are really starting to accelerate drinking and drugging than they have in the past. and mark, it's fran has mentioned, alcohol is really the main problem. what other substances are youth taking today? while most youth who use, do use alcohol, marijuana runs a pretty close second with high use in mar
to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. what is the cost of drug and alcohol addiction? i lost my job. i lost my home. i lost my health. i lost my self-respect. i lost my freedom. if you have a drug or alcohol problem, remember treatment is effective and recovery is possible. for information on drug and alcohol treatment referral for you, or someone you know, call 1-800-662-help and see what you can save. i got my life back. [music] the path that my life has taken, it has allowed me to be able to parallel experiences with people. being able to talk to the homeless individual, because i've been there. i've been homeless. i've slept on concrete. i've looked for any type of shelter that i could, just for a moment, just for an hour. so i can relate to that. i have been imprisoned, you know, so i can relate to the individual fresh out of jail and, and their struggles. i can relate to veterans because i am a vet. so when you have that camaraderie, it's the same as if you're in a foxhole together. you know, as a military guy, you know, they become not just the guy in
. brought to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. people who suffer from drug or alcohol addiction sometimes say hurtful things. they drive the people who love them most away. if you know someone who suffers from drug or alcohol addiction, listen. try to hear what they are really saying. know that there is hope, and help them find their voice again. for drug or alcohol treatment referral for you or someone you know, call 1-800-662-help. brought to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. (music) one of the things that we recognize in any continuum of care model is that people need different services depending upon their unique situation. everybody gets an individualized treatment plan. if you have mild to moderate conditions, you may need one series of services. if you've got moderate to severe, you may need another series of services. it's clear that people in the moderate to severe spectrum have also had problems, may have problems with the law, child welfare, their job, their family, their mental health, their physical health. well, the traditional spec
love, call 1-800-662-help. brought to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. [music] [music] what we're going to do now is we're going to talk about some of those training issues that make our jobs as trainers a little bit more difficult. and what we thought we would do is get from you, first of all, some idea about what you are concerned about. who are or how are- the purpose of this training is really to help providers develop skill and expertise in responding to the particular needs of lgbt clients so that when they come in, they feel understood, they feel valued and they feel like this is a safe place where they can honestly receive help. this traraining really started with a publication from samhsa that provided kind of a guidebook and overview for treating lgbt people. but what we know is that a book is never enough; it tends to end up on someone's shelf never to be used. and so a small group of people started doing training in this area. we recruit particpants from around the country, experienced trainers, we bring them in. they spend about 2 and a half days g
.s. department of health and human services. people trapped by drug or alcohol addiction often feel like there's no hope, no way out. but for every lock, there's a key. and if you have a problem, it's good to know there are real solutions to help you get free. for drug or alcohol treatment referral for you or someone you know, call 1 (800) 662-help. brought to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. (music) if i can do it, anybody can do it. i'm no exception. i happen to be a professional, but i was also an inmate. upon studying for the bar exam, there was pressures as to your ability to concentrate and focus. i was dating someone whose father was a sports physician, and at their house were boxes of hydrocodone, sample boxes. and i did go to their house, i took 2 of the sample boxes that had 40 pills in them. my theory at the time, although yes, it was absolutely wrong to take pills out of someone's house that are not prescribed to me and do not belong to me, was after the bar exam, i will stop taking them. i did not think, "what if," and what actually turned out to be my stor
brought to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. [music] our program is multifaceted. it incorporates both group treatment and individual treatment for asian and pacific islanders who are struggling with chemical dependency. we use incentives to keep people motivated in treatment and we use both sort of informal and formal interventions. i like the diversity of the clientele that we get here at team 360. regardless of ethnicity, each of their stories is so different from the next. but for some reason, when they come into group, they support each other and they know how to- there's just this warmth and this support, even though they are so different. it's just a very comfortable place to be at and i think there's a lot of open-minded individuals. so like if i come in, they are not going to be like look at that drug addict. just like the opposite, they are like out here willing to help you out. the challenge and the rewards of what i do in recovery is that i get to see individuals really improve their lives, not only in their recovery, but focus on their everyday stress
and that is near the demeanor of health and human services building. -- the department of health and human services building. sherry ly joins us with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. we are actually right here near the capitol, the ray bun building as well which houses some of the house members and then over there is the hght and human services building that you mentioned. town there on c street is where the shooting happened. here what is we know right now. the shooting apparently involving u.s. capitol police just before 5:00 this morning. there are reports that the suspect was shot in the and. he was down but conscious. this was a 200 block of c street in southwest. again, happening just before 5:00 this morning. there were a number of evidence markers on the scene. typically, those would be evidence of shell casing suggesting perhaps that multiple shots were fired again based on the information or what we've seen out here. it appears there may have been several shots fired. we are still waiting somebody from capitol police to come out here and provide us with more information about what h
states department of health and human services in the amount of $631,739 to fund the project entitled "project for assistance in transition from homelessness" for the period july 1, 2010, through june 30, 2011. supervisor chu: thank you. >> hello, i am a program manager with the san francisco department of public health, a better health services. i am here to present projects for assistance and transition from homelessness, known as the past grant. we have three recipients of the grant. it comes from the state of california. with this grant, we provide case management services. the grant is focused on people who are homeless and have mental health issues. with this grant, we provide primary care, case management out reach, mental health services, substance abuse services. there is also assistance for clients to help with moving expenses, if they are going from homelessness into housing. also, money to prevent eviction. supervisor chu: it looks like for this grant it would require a matching fund level of about $210,000. do you know if the department has already included that in the bu
by the departments of health and human services and justice. including comments from kathleen sibelius and attorney general eric colder. this is three hours. >> i am delighted to welcome you. we have a great program plants started with some major presentations this morning. we have three panels later on. before we began, i would like to express our gratitude to our gracious hosts, the president of los angeles city college and the executive director of the l.a. foundation. i would like to have you join me in greeting -- dr. more? [applause] >> thank you. welcome to los angeles city college. i am president of the campus. we would like to say a special thank you on behalf of the faculty, students, and staff to secretary sibelius and attorney general eric holder for bringing this important summit to los angeles city college. your success in fraud prevention will mean for us that many more health care dollars remain in our community. we would like to thank you for the hard work that you are doing and wish you much success in your summit today. thank you for coming out to los angeles city college. [appla
to the department of health and human services. one block from the rayburn house office building and near the united states botanical garden. busy area this time of morning. you really go one or two blocks either way you'll run into row houses where people live. a lot of walkers and runners in that area as it's located close to the mall. again, we're not really sure what transpired. we just heard of shots fired in that area just after 5:00 this morning. we're still working on getting some information. but as you heard ashley say, there are some streets in that area closed off because of this situation. again, this is c and second street southwest right ne the capitol near health and human services and one block away from rayburn house. we have a crew on the way. of course we'll bring as much informatio to you as soon as we get it. >> we know it's still early. there are a lot of security guards and police officers down there. any word if there's a suspect or a lookout for a suspect? >> reporter: not at this time. but you are right. with all the federal buildings in that area, it's pretty much staffed
will expand resources available through the department of health and human services to fight this dangerous disease. i urge my colleagues to support the bill and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. burgess: i yield myself such time as i may consume. i rise in support of h.r. 5 54. this bill has gone through regular order and passed the committee unanimously and i thank all the staff involved and mr. engel's office and mine. as a doctor, i witnessed the effect of diabetes on both mother and child. it is a growing problem and we don't know why. this has a different issue requiring a unique approach. it affects between 2% and 5% of pregnant women, 135,000 cases in the united states and occurs late in pregnancy. if left untreated, it can have a significant impact on both mother and child. women and child affected are at higher risk of developing type ii diabetes and has additional health problems. in addition, once a mother contracts this, her chances are that it may return in future pregnancie
of medical information. are you familiar with the word that the department of health and human services used in conjunction with that form? >> no. >> reporter: "deplorable." that's the word they used. what do you say to that? >> again, it's a standard form. i mean, we're... our... our intent was good. our intent was to do the right thing by the residents in these communities. >> reporter: enbridge now says it has discontinued using the forms and hired a former detroit mayor to oversee the claims process. still, the congressman is calling for a federal investigation into this oily mess. armen keteyian, cbs news, marshall, michigan. ♪ an accidental touch can turn ordinary into something more. moments can change anytime -- just like that. and when they do men with erectile dysfunction can be more confident in their ability to be ready with cialis for daily use. cialis for daily use is a clinically proven, low-dose tablet you take every day, so you can be ready anytime the moment is right. tell your doctor about your medical condition and all medications, and ask if you're healthy enough for s
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